Vostok Station is a Russian (formerly Soviet) Antarctic research station. It is at the southern Pole of Cold, with the lowest reliably measured natural temperature on Earth of −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F). Research includes ice core drilling and magnetometry. Vostok (Russian for “East”) is named after the ship of Fabian von Bellingshausen, an Antarctic pioneer.
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